Dec. 28, 1899: In the last issue of the century, readers of The Comet were advised, “It’s never too late to pay your subscription to The Comet as a Christmas gift.”
Dec. 28, 1915: Johnson City Lodge No. 486, F.&A.M., provided a St. John’s Day Banquet at the Windsor Hotel. An article in The Comet described it as “one of the most thoroughly enjoyable affairs in Johnson City history.”
Dec. 28, 2010: Parents Terrence Brady and Alicia Fleming met the two Johnson City firefighters credited with saving their toddler from a residential fire earlier in December. Firefighters Allen Foshie and Brian Barnette had found 2-year-old Christian Fleming unconscious in a bedroom of the burning mobile home at 2719 N. Roan St.
Sources: The Comet, Johnson City Press